The Real Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy Movie is a 2005 motion picture film directed by SpongeBob SquarePants which appeared in the episode, "Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy VI: The Motion Picture." The film stars Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy as themselves, as they fight Kelp Thing in Fort Lox. It was premeried in the Krusty Krab. The members of the Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy came to watch the movie, because the other movie was sold out.
The movie takes place at Fort Lox, home to over 5 billion Krabby Patties. Kelp Thing plans to steal all the patties, but Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy try to stop him, because it is forbidden. Kelp Thing also tells them that they won't defeat him this time and the fight begins. This movie includes Sandy Cheeks as a double stunt for Mermaid Man, and karate chops Kelp Thing away. Then, Mermaid Man says that Kelp Thing may not win the Krabby Patties, but the battle rages on. The movie ends with Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy showing up their rings and Mermaid Man saying "Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy, unite!" and they put their rings together.
These are only the ones shown in the SpongeBob episode.
- Narrator: [movie starts with him as SpongeBob on-screen, playing with a toy car near a box-made fort with the word "LOX" on it] Fort Lox: home to over five billion Krabby Patties. [scene cuts to the patty vault] What evil mastermind would dare infiltrate this fortified fort and make off with its treasure? [he actually says "treeasure". The patty vault is opened and a piece of kelp on strings comes down]
- Kelp-Thing: It is I, Kelp-Thing! I must do what I do! [is stopped by Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy.]
- Mermaid Man: [on-screen] Stop! You can't do that, it is forbidden.
- Kelp-Thing: [angered] Well, watch me!
- Mermaid Man: Prepare to feel my wrath, you foul villain. [Mermaid Man is about to fight when Sandy pops out as a stunt double]
- Sandy: Have it! [she fights Kelp Thing by karate chopping him. Then Mermaid Man shows up on screen again]
- Mermaid Man: You may have won the Krabby Patties, but the battle rages on. [real crabs are fighting] Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy, unite! [both put rings together. Then 'FIN' appears on-screen]
- [end of transcript]
In the Movie
- Mermaid Man as Himself
- Barnacle Boy as Himself
- Directors: SpongeBob SquarePants and Patrick Star
- Producers: SpongeBob SquarePants and Patrick Star
- Writers: SpongeBob SquarePants and Patrick Star
- Editors: SpongeBob SquarePants and Patrick Star
- Production Designer: SpongeBob SquarePants
- Cinematographer: Patrick Star
- Special Effects Technician: Sandy Cheeks
- Sound Mixers: Sheldon J. Plankton and SpongeBob SquarePants
- Sound Effects Artist: Patrick Star
- Boom Operator: Sheldon J. Plankton
- Hair Stylist: Pearl Krabs
- Make-up Artist: Squidward Tentacles
- Caterer: Eugene H. Krabs
- Food Catering Services: The Krusty Krab
- Set Decorators: Squidward Tentacles and SpongeBob SquarePants
- Matte Painter: Squidward Tentacles
- Stunts: Sandy Cheeks
- Music Composer/Conductor: Squidward Tentacles
- Visual Effects Artists: SpongeBob SquarePants and Patrick Star
- Compositors: Sheldon J. Plankton, Sandy Cheeks, SpongeBob SquarePants, and Patrick Star
- Post Production Supervisor: Patrick Star
‣ Arizona Fanfare - Jack Shaindlin [movie opening titles]
‣ Into the Wilderness - Clive Richardson [Kelp-Thing's appearence]
‣ Fighter Pilots - Charles Williams [the battle]
- The movie was first produced differently. Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy were driving the Invisible Boatmobile (Pearl Krabs) and were pulled by a fish up a rocky hill. Later, Mermaid Man recited the plot of episode #912 before the movie ended. However, it was ruined because Patrick Star had the lens cap on.
The movie got negative reception from the fans, probably due to the fact that the movie is little more than it was to be a skipped flim, and there isn't enough action. Even though it's the worst movie the cast and crew had ever made, they enjoyed it very much.
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- Kelp Thing is the main antagonist in the movie; however it is unknown if he would be the villain in the official profit theatrical Drippy Brothers. Studios' film, but it is likely he would've made an appearance.
- It is unknown who won in the battle, because Kelp Thing is still getting the Krabby Patties, and it ends after the superheroes put their rings together.
- The transcript of the movie is the fixed one with no skips. However, in the real episode, the movie included skips, like when they skipped Mermaid Man's "It is."